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Genera Coverage: Alveopora, Goniopora, Porites 

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Poritid Corals, Family Poritidae

By Bob Fenner

 Porites sp. Fiji 

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Alveopora, Twelve tentacles per polyp. 

Genus Bernardpora Kitano & Futami 2014. /WA Corals:  submassive to encrusting • polyps (24 tentacles) with short stalks • shallow corallites

Goniopora, Twenty four tentacles per polyp. 

Porites, Highly variable colony structure... can be flat, encrusting, boulder-like or branching. Small, immersed corallites that are filled with septa. Usually open only at night.


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